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F-117

Caracal Models 1/48 F-117 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review April 2019 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject F-117 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48138 Pros 16 distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest decal set from Caracal designed for the Tamiya or Revell 1/48 F-117 kit. This release provides 16 distinctivel subject options including Desert Storm veterans and the aircraft shot down over Serbia.

F-117 F-117

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • F-117, 80-0788, 49 FW, Holloman AFB, 2007, Wing CC's flagship
  • F-117, 86-0839, 49 OG/49 FW, 2006, Ops Group CC's aircraft
  • F-117, 82-0806, 49 FW, shot down over Serbia
  • F-117, 84-0811, 410 FLTS, Edwards AFB, 2007
  • F-117, 81-10797, 7 FS/49 FW, Holloman AFB, 2006
  • F-117, 82-0800, 8 FS/49 FW, Holloman AFB, 2007
  • F-117, 84-0809, 9 FS/49 FW, Holloman AFB, 2007
  • F-117, 86-0837, 7 FS/49 FW, Holloman AFB, 2006
  • F-117, 88-0842, 8 FS/49 FW, Holloman AFB, 2003
  • F-117, 86-0823, 9 FS/49 FW, Holloman AFB, 2007
  • F-117, 82-0803, 416 TFS/37 TFW, 1991, 'Unexpected Guest'
  • F-117, 82-0814, 416 TFS/37 TFW, 1991, 'Final Verdict'
  • F-117, 85-0834, 416 TFS/37 TFW, 1991, 'Necromancer'
  • F-117, 85-0825, 416 TFS/37 TFW, 1991, 'Mad Max'
  • F-117, 88-0841, 416 TFS/37 TFW, 1991, 'Mystic Warrior'
  • F-117, 88-0821, 416 TFS/37 TFW, 1991, 'Sneak Attack'

This set includes all of the distinctive markings plus stenciling for at least one aircraft. As usual, these decals are nicely printed by Cartograf and are in perfect register.

For more information about this set and the other releases from Caracal Models, visit their website at http://caracalmodels.com.

My sincere thanks to Caracal Models for this review sample!